Orbit’s shank hose repair kit is constructed of durable brass for many years of dependable use. With stainless steel clamps, this water hose mender easily stays connected to any 5/8-inch standard garden hose. This garden hose repair fitting is ideal for repairing torn or damaged garden water hoses to prolong life and provide excellent and seamless garden watering. For all your garden hose repair needs, this water hose repair part is perfect. Features and Benefits. Works with 5/8-inch standard water garden hoses. Great for repairing damaged or torn water hoses. Has durable brass construction. Features 2 stainless steel clamps to keep it in place.